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    1. Thread: 24v to 12v swap

      by Eric D
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      Federal law prohibits the installation of an...

      Federal law prohibits the installation of an engine older than the vehicle.
      If this is for your 03 GTI, you'll have to go 1.8T, 1.9 TDI, 2.slow, 2.8 or 3.2 24V (you already stated that 24v isn't...
    2. TTT

      TTT
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      If the tone is deep and not high pitched, its rod...

      If the tone is deep and not high pitched, its rod knock. Too me it sounds like rod knock.
      Typically I see cylinder 2 and 5 as the ones with spun bearings, but it can happen to any of them.

      You...
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      I didn't make fun, I just pointed out your...

      I didn't make fun, I just pointed out your location with a nice picture of the VW factory.
      I'm a huge fan of TAS cars, a buddy of mine in Las Vegas is from BiH.

      It was a Jugoslovenski that gave...
    5. This bites, hopefully it gets resolved quickly. ...

      This bites, hopefully it gets resolved quickly.

      Running Firefox, I disabled FV till a fix arrives.
      This restores many missing features.
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      This guy is running a Walbro 255lph intank fuel...

      This guy is running a Walbro 255lph intank fuel pump (his only pump from what I read).

      http://www.superstreetonline.com/features/eurp-0806-1989-vw-golf-cl-mk2-1-8-t-syncro/

      I'm leaning toward...
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      Just looking at his location, it's clear that...

      Just looking at his location, it's clear that English isn't his first language.

      http://bullis-bringen-freude.de/17fahrt/pic/tag3_pic/13.JPG
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      Mk3 and mk4 reservoirs fit the mk2 master. These...

      Mk3 and mk4 reservoirs fit the mk2 master. These reservoirs are ideal for hydraulic clutch set ups.
      Depending on the reservoir you get, you may need a pig tail from the donor to retain fluid level...
    9. The dealer will only sell strips of foam, which...

      The dealer will only sell strips of foam, which means you are making this a project.

      I've always used craft foam from Walmart, the brand is Foamies (closed cell foam is what I prefer)
      The...
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      This link states that each ball is used to seal...

      This link states that each ball is used to seal each machined port. So technically no oil should come out.
      http://www.google.com/patents/US6675752
      The control housing is very expensive here in the...
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      $10 ea. is a bargain. Please make sure to replace...

      $10 ea. is a bargain. Please make sure to replace the o-ring seals.

      Intake gaskets and seals must be replaced too if you want it to run properly.
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      The pan may have been from a donor vehicle. Your...

      The pan may have been from a donor vehicle.
      Your 24v engine is prone to sludge build-up (not so common on smaller chassis cars like the Jetta or Golf).
      I see sludge on larger vehicles like yours,...
    13. Bump

      Bump
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      Anything is possible, but the only way to know if...

      Anything is possible, but the only way to know if there is one missing is to pressurize the oil with the pan off.

      You need to rig up an electric oil pump that is capable of a minimum of 2 bar for...
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      24V 2.8L injectors are taller and they have ND...

      24V 2.8L injectors are taller and they have ND connectors, the 12v has EV1 connectors and the injectors significantly shorter.
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      That is an oil squirter for your pistons. It is...

      That is an oil squirter for your pistons. It is located in the upper main journals.

      http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c277/lf22/56AF8397-EA3C-4A9C-B00E-8987A798B7DC-2879-0000023A467943D1.jpg
    17. Yours is a Diesel Geek. Pic found using the...

      Yours is a Diesel Geek.
      Pic found using the wayback machine.

      https://web.archive.org/web/20020603014032/http://www.dieselgeek.com/images/replacecirclip.jpg
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      Just over 3 years ago, there was no difference...

      Just over 3 years ago, there was no difference between the two cams, both came from the same factory (Estas in Turkey).
      Estas had supply issues that affected all tuners that use Esta cams and raw...
    19. Thanks for bringing the light over today. ...

      Thanks for bringing the light over today.

      Amazing work as always! :thumbup:
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      CIS-E has a DPR (differential pressure...

      CIS-E has a DPR (differential pressure regulator). Requires 2 tiny viton o-rings.
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